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Spotlight Architecture - Thomas Bollay


Architect Thomas Bollay, known for his innovative designs based on historical references and meticulous restoration of landmark buildings, worked closely with the owners on this Montecito residence and the results are nothing short of breathtaking. Committed to quality design and preserving the essence of early twentieth-century revival architecture - much of Bollay’s success is attributed to his close study of revivalist buildings and their original sketches and drawings, as well as through his European travels. Practicing traditional architecture for over three decades in Santa Barbara, Bollay has revived many significant local buildings such as the 1927 Biltmore Hotel, Santa Barbara, and the Music Academy of the West “Mira Flores” main house, Montecito. Even with over 37 years of architecture experience, 296 Las Entradas Drive is one of Bollay's favorite projects. His affection for the estate exceeds the architectural design, he says it is simply "the way it complements the site, the way it complements the views, the way the house live is just wonderful, it is just delightful."




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